Author: hyaghi

Financial Inclusion with Sugi Card from Sofitto Financial inclusion is a hot topic nowadays and it should be as the number of excluded adults is over 2 billion. That’s a huge loss to businesses to say the least. Sofitto created a solution to help reach those unbanked and to give individuals and businesses access to […]

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The digital transformation of financial institutions is a dire need demanded by the new generation (Generation Z) who are glued to their hand-held devices. Because of the slow response to those demands, new fast moving players have entered the scene with impressive products.  No doubt conventional banks are worried and those who might not be […]

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Blockchain is a revolutionary technology which has the potential to disrupt various sectors, but has not yet gained the mainstream acceptance it deserves, partly because of its first application, bitcoin, which has soaked up headlines with negative news.  Despite the hype, Blockchain offers true value to many industries including Islamic finance.  The convergence of Blockchain […]

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There’s no question that cardless ATMs are an improvement over current cash delivery systems, and they’re naturally more secure and convenient. But, when will we see cardless ATMs that authenticate users over a closed-loop Blockchain network? Dr. Husam Yaghi designed for Ateon a Blackchain-based system by which users are securely authenticated when accessing a participating […]

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Saudi Arabia is transforming socially and economically.  Recently the ban on women driving was left among several other initiatives to encourage women direct participation in the transformation of the country. Globally, the percentage of women involved in Blockchain and cryptocurrency is far lower than that of men. Some researchers blamed it on the natural difference […]

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Health records of patients start with proper management of their identity. Identity is a foundational element of all blockchain work in Healthcare. Identity solutions have the capability to solve problems in today’s marketplace, while providing structure for tomorrow’s blockchain-based marketplaces. As we look toward a future state, securing the cornerstones of identity and reputation will […]

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Blockchain’s applications are still being determined, but the ability to facilitate transactions without the need for a central authority, combined with the speed and cost benefits, are among the features that have so many interested in the technology. With the use of smart contracts, business rules can be applied that can facilitate transferring anything of […]

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Tell us about Ateon I Co-Founded Ateon (www.ateon.net) in 2016 to offer FinTech solutions to clients in Saudi Arabia.  Ateon was the first company to offer Blockchain-based FinTech solutions in Saudi Arabia and among the first in the region. Why Blockchain? Blockchain is the future as it offers infinite solutions to many of our unsolved […]

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